• In honour of the Great Yorkshire Fringe ...

    The Great Yorkshire Fringe, a 10-day comedy and entertainment festival, is currently taking York by storm.  YFA hold a number of amateur comedy films, and this is one of our favourites: cine group Leeds Mercury Movie Makers' 1967 spoof of the original Batman television series.  If you're a fan of slapstick, this one's definitely for you!

    Watch 'Fatman'

  • YFA and NEFA - now on Facebook!

    The Yorkshire Film Archive and our sister-archive, North East Film Archive, are now on Facebook!  

    Click here to visit our page and keep up-to-date with the latest news.

  • The Bunker Experience

    There are still some tickets - free! - available for Vespertine:The Bunker Experience on 22nd July. English Heritage's little-known but gripping time-capsule, The York Cold War Bunker, provides the back-drop for archive film footage, curated by YFA's Andy Burns, set to immersive site-responsive soundscapes.

    Find out more

  • The Great Yorkshire Show

    Around 130,000 visitors are expected to visit this year's Great Yorkshire Show, which runs from 14th to 17th July. Amongst them will be HRH The Prince of Wales and HRH The Duchess of Cornwall who are special guests on Tuesday, when they will meet exhibitors, visitors and staff as they tour the event. This 1957 film also has a royal theme - the Queen visited the show that year and presented a cup to the winner of the show jumping competition.  

    Watch the film

YFA Selects

2006-2008
3926
Made by the Impossible Theatre group, this film tells the story of two superheroes who uncover a dangerous mob, lead by the...
1967
2796
This film is a comedic short about a couple as they get ready to go out for an evening.  It is based on the Mackintosh's...
1966
4899
Made my Alan Sidi, member of the Mercury Movie Makers, this film is a light-hearted, slapstick comedy about what happens when two...
Filmed and Not Forgotten